Primitive Skills and Archaeology Days. Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site, Cartersville, GA. April 23-24, 2010. Archaeologist Scott Jones demonstrates primitive skills such as flintknapping, firestarting, cordage and tanning. He also discusses the archaeology of North Georgia as it relates to artifacts made by Native Americans. School Day is Friday April 23, 2010.
Frontier Days. Historic Westville, Lumpkin, GA. April 29-May 1, 2010. See frontier-era demonstrations and meet historic figures such as Hernando DeSoto and Mary Musgrove. Call Historic Westville at 888-733-1850 for more information.
NATIVE AMERICANS OF GEORGIA TEACHERS WORKSHOP
July 20--22, 2010, 2PLUs, $50
Perfect for 2nd grade GPS! Visit Etowah Mounds, Coosawattee Archaeological Site and New Echota. Learn from Cherokee and Creek Indians and scholars. Meet James Oglethorpe, Mary Musgrove and more. Create new lessons and activities. Free for Cobb County Teachers but you must register at CCS website beginning in May. Sponsoerd by the Coosawattee Foundation, Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society, Cobb County Schools and Georgia Educational Programs.
School tours at the Etowah Indian Mounds or New Echota
Please call Georgia Educational Programs to schedule your school's tour of the Etowah Indian Mounds or New Echota. Expert interpreters will guide your students through thow of the most important American Indian sites in North America, explaining the culture and lifestyles of the late Mississippian residents of Etowah and the Historic-era Cherokees of New Echota.
770-313-0519. These tours are $8 per student.
Archaeology of the Southeastern Indians. May 9, 2012 at the Etwowah Indian Mounds in Cartersville.
What do we know about Georgia's earliest residents and how do we know it? Students learn about the history of natives in the southeast and see demonstrations of tools and weapons by archaeologist Scott Jones. Students also tour the Etowah site with experts who explain important features and visit the museum at the Mounds. This program is great for 2nd, 4th and 8th graders. 2 hours.
Georgia Educational Programs
Current Special Programs for 2019
History Adventure at New Echota, Oct. 17-18, 2019
Join us for an amazing living history program for grades 2, 4 and 8. Professional living historians, archaeologists and Native Americans immerse students in Georgia and Early U.S. History. Students visit one of the most important archaeological sites in North America, tour the museum and the mounds and interact with early Native Americans, Hernando DeSoto, James Oglethorpe, Mary Musgrove, Chief Tomochichi, Sequoyah, and archaeologists. They see Native American dances performed by Creek and Cherokee dancers. Students make new connections to history and culture through this exciting adventure into the past. The cost is $15 per student, which includes admission to the site. Title 1 discounts are available. Call (770)313-0519 for more information and reservations.